The city of Townsville in Queensland offers many captivating attractions that will capture the interest of the visitor. For travellers seeking Townsville holiday apartments an exemplary accommodation choice would be the appealing Australis Mariners North Townsville. This outstanding accommodation provider is renowned for its well-appointed rooms and attentive hospitality.
The nature lover visiting Townsville should make it a point to visit the appealing Townsville Palmetum. This captivating botanical garden is quite unique, as it is devoted to a single plant family – the palms. The vast nation of Australia boasts as many as 60 native palms, and a large proportion of them can be seen at the meticulously designed Townsville Palmetum. However the garden also features other members of the palm family; in total you will find as many as 300 different species of palms here, many of them rare specimens whilst numerous others are threatened within their natural environment.
This outstanding world class botanical garden attempts to replicate the natural environments and habitats of the various palms, ranging from the high rainfall tropical lowland areas to drier habitats. However the Townsville Palmetum also has other attractions that will appeal to the visitor. You will find extensive beautifully maintained lawns here that will attract the leisure seeker. Additionally this splendid park also features an array of tastefully constructed water features that are frequented by many kinds of birds. There are also a number of aviaries here where visitors can view the resident birds. You will also have the opportunity to feed the numerous ducks which can be found here.
Another attraction at Townsville Palmetum is the eye-catching heritage building known as the Tumbetin Lodge. This edifice which lays claim to a rich historical legacy is used as the venue for various artistic exhibitions and other functions. You will also find an appealing restaurant here which is an excellent place to relax and replenish your energies.
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